About IT Sports

Our Story

Ian Tooms established I T Sports in 1988 and now runs the company with his wife Jane who manages the Leeds shop at the well known Chapel Allerton Tennis, Squash and Gym club.

Ian’s playing career has been largely spent playing squash and he has played Yorkshire Premier League for eight years for Wigginton Squash Club. Ian helped the team win not only three Yorkshire League championships but also the 2007 England National Squash club championships.

In 2010 he become the over 40’s York Squash champion. Ian’s other main sport is tennis. He has played in the Yorkshire League for York Tennis club and local tennis for Wigginton Tennis club. Ian has a wide experience in racquet restringing and is proud of being invited to string on the team at the 1994 and 1995 Wimbledon championships.

I T Sports pride themselves on their excellent product knowledge and keen understanding of racquet sports and offer a service second to none.

Racquet Restringing in York and Leeds

Take advantage of our one-hour turnaround racquet service!

  • Telephone the shop you wish to take your racquet to.
  • Discuss what time you would like to drop your racquet off.
  • We will reserve one of the machines for you at the time specified.
  • Drop off your racquet at the time agreed and discuss your requirements, strings, tension, new grip etc
  • Collect your racquet one hour later.

We provide free parking and easy access outside both shops in York and Leeds.

Click here for our contact details and shop locations.

York Store

Unit 5, Tower Court, Oakdale Road, Clifton Moorgate, York YO30 4XL
Tel: 01904 693 163

Leeds Store

Chapel Allerton Tennis, Squash & Gym Club, Wensley Avenue, Stainbeck Lane, Leeds LS7 3QX
Tel: 0113 226 4902

Babolat chose I T Sports York to launch the state of the art Play stringing machine. 

I T Sports is an official Wilson Service Centre, using Baiardo stringing machines. 

I T Sports is the North’s largest Head specialist retailer.